Nikki Shortill graduated as an Occupational Therapist from Curtin University, Perth in 1997. Over the last 12 years she has specialised in acute hand therapy and orthopaedics, working in Perth's major teaching hospitals and throughout the UK.

She now brings her experience to private practice.

Nikki has been actively involved in the training of undergraduate Occupational Therapy students in Perth, co-writing the Edith Cowan University Occupational Therapy curriculum for hand therapy, and teaching hand therapy and splinting skills at Curtin University.

Nikki is a member of Occupational Therapy Australia, a registered Occupational therapist and an associate member of the Australian Hand Therapy Association.